Robert Ridpath & Alina Piccone
If you are like us, time freedom is of utmost importance. Being able to dictate our day, set our schedule, and decide whether or not we can take a break or even take time away from work is priceless. Never having been “9-5 ers”, we have always pursued jobs that we thought would give us this freedom; however we were a little optimistic in our thinking.
As former licensed massage therapists, we had some negotiating powers when it came to our schedules, but when it came down to it, we ended up feeling like slaves to our bosses, to our private clients’ needs, and to our bills. There came a point when we realized that something had to change. We just had to own our lives again.
Freedom at Last
After being introduced to the concept of home-based business ownership, being the all or nothing kind of people that we are, we jumped in head first, and now, after a relatively short time in the business, we can proudly say that we have “purchased the deed” to our own life and are able to set our own sail each and every day. Though we both have a passion for what we do, which tends to make us jump out of bed every morning, we can always decide to stay under the covers a few extra minutes or even to take the day off if we want to. We no longer have bosses breathing down our necks or clients requesting 90 minute massages at 8PM who we just can’t say no to because “we need the money.”
We are on a Mission
We created Set Your Own Sail to provide you with the inspiration and the education to stop what you are doing, go against the grain, and change the direction of your life by becoming an entrepreneur and starting your own information-age business. Life has been good to us thus far and it came as a result of choosing to change course and set our sail in a new direction.
We tend to live by Thoreau’s famous quote: “go confidently in the direction of your dreams, live the life you’ve imagined” and that’s exactly what we intend to inspire you to do as well. So many of our peers are wasting their precious time trying to make ends meet at various "J.O.B.s" (just over broke) that pay the bills, but are not congruent with their dreams whatsoever.
The point of living this life is to experience joy, and lots of it! It’s time, people, to open your minds and allow in the possibility of living the life you dream about. We are doing it and all it took was unwavering dedication and faith ourselves and in our business model.
We are here to help you succeed in your endeavor – to bounce ideas off of, and to keep you focused on your goals. We will also share with you the concepts, strategies, and advice that has helped us achieve our success and rapid growth in our company.
Cheers to Time Freedom and Financial Independence!